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GLAAD film industry report card reveals lack of LGBT visibility

| Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- In its second annual report card on LGBT representation in motion pictures, media advocacy group GLAAD gives the film industry a mostly failing grade. GLAAD’s Studio Responsibility Index (SRI), a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people in films released by the seven largest motion picture studios during the ...

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Nathan Lane: Gay actors shouldn’t have a monopoly on gay roles

| Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Nathan Lane speaks on stage during the Live from Lincoln Center, “The Nance” panel, at the the PBS 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said. Lane, who is gay and has played both straight and gay characters, was asked the question at a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. He was there to discuss PBS' presentation of the Broadway play "The Nance," in which he stars....

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Two openly gay youth, two supportive families, two different paths

| Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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The hot, sticky days of July are often a time of family vacations, summer school, summer jobs, and for others who have just graduated from high school, time spent with family and friends before leaving home for college. For 18-year-old Graeme Taylor, whose academic endeavors have led him to enroll at Kenyon College in Ohio as an incoming freshman...

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Clipped Wings: The personal side of the Boy Scouts’ discrimination

| Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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"Clipped Wings," a short documentary about the discriminatory policies of the Boy Scouts of America, tells the story of Liam Easton-Calabria, a candidate for the rank of Eagle who came out before the Boy Scouts allowed openly gay scouts. The film also follows the story of Geoff McGrath, a Washington state scoutmaster who was ejected from scouting ...

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Unauthorized ‘Saint Laurent’ film shows YSL’s dark side

| Saturday, May 17, 2014
Yves Saint Laurent, circa 1985.
CANNES, France -- His surviving partner Pierre Berge didn't want this film to see the light of day. But on Saturday, the controversial, no-holds-barred story of one of the 20th-century's greatest fashion designers, Yves Saint Laurent, who died in 2008, screened in competition at Cannes.

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TRAILER: ‘The Case Against 8’

| Friday, May 2, 2014
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"The Case Against 8" takes an inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

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TRAILER: ‘Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank’

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The film, “Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank,” premieres on April 27 at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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Actor Daniel Franzese comes out as gay in letter to ‘Mean Girls’ alter-ego

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Actor Daniel Franzese, best known for his breakout role as Damian, the “too gay to function” high schooler he played in "Mean Girls," has himself come out as gay.

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Man details abuse claims against ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer

| Saturday, April 19, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer says he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.

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LGBT elected officials tell their stories in documentary ‘Breaking Through’

| Saturday, April 19, 2014
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In the award winning documentary "Breaking Through," filmmakers Cindy L. Abel and Michael Bruno take their camera to the elected men and women in Washington and across the nation who have played a key role in advancing LGBT equaltiy.

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